Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Zucchini Cake With Sour Cream Frosting

Contributor:  Peggy Rasmussen
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2 medium zucchini, cut into bite-size chunks
2 1/4 cups flour
1 1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup milk
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cloves
2 eggs
1 1/4 cups chopped walnuts

In blender or food processor, blend zucchini until smooth (1 1/2 cups pureed zucchini.)  In lage bowl, measure zucchini, flour and all other ingredients except nuts.  Beat until just mixed, then increase speed and beat for 2 minutes or until mixture is smooth, then stir in walnuts.  Bake 30-35 minutes at 350 degrees in greased cake pan.

2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup sour cream
1/4 cup shortening
3/4 tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp salt

Mix together and beat until smooth and fluffy.  Spread over completely cooled cake.

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